Heather Tucker

United States of America
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Heather is currently a PhD Student in Gender Comparative Studies, with a focus in Social and Cultural Anthropology. She began her PhD at CEU following her MA in Gender and Development from the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at the University of Sussex, Brighton, with academic honors. She most recently completed 8 months of ethnographic research in Accra, Ghana, while also working as a visiting researcher at the Centre for Popular Education and Human Rights, Ghana, and the Human Rights Advocacy Centre, both based in Accra.

Heather's current academic interests include:

NGOization and the Politics of Sexuality

Biopolitics and Queer Necropolitics

Identity Politics

Post colonial/De Colonial Theory

Embodiment, Space, and Conceptions of Wellbeing

Queer and Feminist Ethnographic Methods


MA Gender and Development, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex
BA Women's Studies, Humboldt State University



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